- Department of Public Works
- Trash Collection
Trash should be placed in Borough supplied containers.
Trash Collected by Zone
Trash is collected by Zone within the Borough. Our crews are on the road as early as 6:00 a.m. Containers should be placed at the street the night before with the wheels toward the house, arrows pointing toward the street and a 4 foot clearance around the container.
- Collection Day for Zone 1 is Tuesday
- Collection Day for Zone 2 is Wednesday
- Collection Day for Zone 3 is Thursday
See the zones for trash collection (PDF).
Large Trash Curbside ( ***Residents MUST call DPW at 609-654-9383 the week prior to pick up to schedule collection for their large trash.***)
Large trash curbside - 1st Monday of the month beginning in March and ending in October.
Saturday Drop Off - Saturday's 7:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Residents are required to present identification to prove residence within the Borough. NJ Driver’s License is preferred. You are limited to 1 residential drop-off per household, per identification each Saturday.
What is Collected
Large Trash includes: beds, furniture, plastic toys, mowers, small machinery, bicycles, etc. All wood products must be no longer than 4 feet in length.
No concrete, asphalt, bricks or stones, construction debris, carpet and no electronic equipment. No pressure treated wood is accepted.
No Treated Lumber
The Borough does not pick up or take and treated lumber. Homeowners must take this to the Burlington Resource Recovery Facility in Florence.